A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 125 km W of Naha-shi, Japan (78 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000a9qf. Event ids that are associated: us2000a9qf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 17:18:20 / 5:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.425 East, latitude 26.2896 North, depth = 84.31 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 84.31 km (52 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/17 / 2017-08-19 09:18:20 / August 19, 2017 @ 9:18 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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